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Yard Pile Driver No. 2 (1901 - 1920)

Floating Pile Driver (Non-self-propelled):
  • Built in 1901 at Puget Sound Navy Yard
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 13th Naval District
  • Placed in service as Yard Pile Driver No.2 at Puget Sound Navy Yard, date unknown
  • Reallocated to the 12th Naval District, date unknown, assigned to Mare Island Navy Yard
  • Designated YPD-2 in 1920
  • Rebuilt in 1926 at Puget Sound Navy Yard
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 65'
    Beam 24'
    Draft unknown
    Length of Leads 65'
    one 3,700-lb hammer
    one 2,150-lb drop hammer
    one 9,600-lb single acting steam hammer
    5,000-lb rams
    5,800-lb double acting steam hammer
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    . 263k Yard Pile Drive No. 2 working on dykes at the south end of Mare Island in December 1905.
    MINSY 594-12-1905, Navy Photo, Dec. 1905.
    Darryl Baker

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